New School Holiday Performances of The Wizard of Oz
New Release Tickets for July in Melb
Just in time for the winter school holidays, new tickets have been released for The Wizard of Oz in Melbourne from July 1. Tickets on sale from March 19.
The Wizard of Oz has quickly become an Australian smash hit musical. Tickets are priced from $69.90 and can be purchased from ticketmaster.com.au. This glorious, much-loved show is a guaranteed school holiday treat for the whole family!
The Wizard of Oz has been thrilling capacity audiences since it opened and impressing critics as well. The Sunday Telegraph called it “Impressively lavish” with “Stunning sets and costumes …audiences are in for a treat.” Sydney Arts Guide claimed it’s “a breathtaking musical revelation” with “new enchanting and unforgettable songs”, while the Sydney Morning Herald said the production is “a visual treat.”
Leading The Wizard of Oz cast are Anthony Warlow as The Wizard and Professor Marvel, Lucy Durack as Glinda the Good Witch and Jemma Rix as The Wicked Witch of the West. Rising star Samantha Dodemaide plays the coveted role of Dorothy, her first leading role in a major musical. Eli Cooper plays the role of the Scarecrow, Alex Rathgeber plays the Tin Man, and John Xintavelonis plays the Lion.
Developed from the ever-popular MGM screenplay, the London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz contains the beloved Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg songs from the Oscar-winning movie score, all the favourite characters and iconic moments, plus a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz to meet the Wizard and obtain their hearts’ desires. Watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys as you rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat for the whole family.
The Wizard of Oz
Regent Theatre, Melbourne
Season from May 12
Bookings: ticketmaster.com.au or call 136 100